MOSCOW, Aug. 16 – RIA Novosti. Russian actor Artem Bystrov was awarded for Best Actor in the film, Yuri Bykov, “The Fool” at the 67th International Film Festival in Locarno, said on Saturday edition of Variety.
The film “Fool” Yuri Bykov says a simple plumbing that fights with the officials for the sake of the old residents of the hostel. In addition Bystrov, played in the film Natalia Surkov, Boris Nevzorov other.
According to the newspaper, the main award of the festival was a black and white film directed by Filipino Lava Diaz “Since it was before” (From what is before ). The film shows the life of a Philippine village in 1972. Clarifies that the film lasts more than five hours.
International Film Festival in Locarno (Festival del film Locarno), held from 6 to 16 August, – one of the oldest festivals in Europe. Since 1946, he has been held annually in August in the Swiss city of Locarno (Ticino). Locarno Film Festival as the venue was chosen by chance – it’s located at the junction of the three regions of Switzerland, speaking different languages - Italian, French and German. Film festival laureates awarded with the prize – a statuette leopard.